Brandon, MB — Koch Industries

UPDATED: 10/16/2017 — see Change Log

OWNER: Koch Fertilizer Canada ULC (Koch Industries Inc)
PROJECT: Nitrogen fertilizer plant

EXISTING PLANT:
COST (reported): [none given]
JOB CREATION: 210 permanent — see Job Openings [LINK]
START-UP DATE (reported): 1967, expanded 2016

CAPACITY USGS[1] COMPANY[2] PERMIT[3] ADJUSTED[4]
Ammonia [Membership required] [Membership required]
Units: stpd, stpy, mtpd, mtpy = short/metric tons per day/year.
[1] United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Yearbook, Nitrogen gives capacity in metric tons per year, calculated as “engineering design capacity adjusted for 340 days per year of effective production capability,” rounded to three significant digits. Source: most recent year, Table 4: Domestic Producers of Ammonia, http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/nitrogen/.
[2] Koch does not publish capacity information.
[3] [Membership required]. Sources: linked below.
[4] [Membership required]. See Methodology.

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ADDRESS: 17 Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7C9, Canada

WEBSITE: http://www.kochind.com/
WEBSITE: http://www.kochagenergy.com/
WEBSITE: http://www.kochfertilizer.com/

REGULATORY SOURCES:

  • USGS: Minerals Yearbook, Nitrogen [RECENT / ARCHIVE]
  • Permit Documents: Manitoba Public Registry, Environmental Approvals (search “Koch”) [LINK]

NEWS SOURCES:

  • UNDATED: Economic Development Brandon: Koch Industries, fact sheet [PDF]
  • UNDATED: Koch Industries, fact sheet: Brandon, MB [PDF]
  • 12/19/2013: Koch Industries press release: Koch Fertilizer Canada to Increase Ammonia Production [LINK]
  • 12/05/2013: Koch Industries press release: Koch Fertilizer Announces New Holding Company and Leadership Changes [LINK]
  • 05/14/2012: Koch Industries press release: Koch Fertilizer to Develop Projects for Production Increase [LINK]
  • 09/06/2006: Koch Industries press release: KOCH NITROGEN SUBSIDIARY COMPLETES CANADA ACQUISITION [PDF]
  • 08/24/2006: The Western Producer, news story: Simplot sells fertilizer plant [LINK]
  • 08/14/2006: Koch Industries press release: KOCH NITROGEN SUBSIDIARY TO BUY SIMPLOT CANADA LIMITED [PDF]

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